UC Berkeley Goes All-Electric As Part of Ambitious Clean Energy Campus PlanBy Pat Joseph
Steam rises from the squat gray building next to Cal’s baseball diamond, the billows white against the blue sky. Long a familiar presence, the vaporous plume will disappear in the not-too-distant future, as the power plant that creates it is retired.
A New EPA Rule Targets Tailpipe EmissionsBy Leah Worthington
Ten days before Earth Day, on April 12, the Biden administration announced plans to significantly curtail vehicular emissions through unprecedented regulations that, if finalized, would mark a turning point in the electrification of everything from passenger vehicles to big rig trucks.
Inflation Reduction Act Marks U.S.’s Biggest Investment in Fighting the Climate CrisisBy Leah Worthington
Last August, as Californians faced a deepening drought, Pakistan battled devastating floods, and the FBI captivated the world with its dramatic raid of Mar-a-Lago, a landmark piece of legislation snuck its way into federal law.
6 (More) Things You’ll Never Believe Came from Berkeley!By Pat Joseph
Curb cuts, smokestack scrubbers, hanging chads, and more!
Berkeley Center Brings Science-Based Mindfulness to the MassesBy Leah Worthington
A stone’s throw from the southwestern edge of campus sits a squat, nondescript, brown building with a lofty dream: to untangle the science of a meaningful life.
Remembering Joe KappBy Pat Joseph
Joe Kapp ’59 was the greatest bad quarterback there ever was—a larger-than-life character who left his mark as a player, coach, and activist.
Berkeley Bucks the Trend in HumanitiesBy Hayden Royster
Early into his tenure as chancellor, Clark Kerr had a realization: Berkeley’s humanities were in crisis.
Climate Hope Has a ChampionBy Coby McDonald
In this era of climate crisis there’s plenty of doom and gloom going around.
What to Read, Watch, and Listen to this SummerBy The editors of California
Berkeley’s best entertainment offerings
The Legacy of Berkeley’s I-HouseBy Margie Cullen
Meet five notable alumni who made waves in their fields
Publisher Wants Your Thrutopian NovelBy Leah Worthington
Author and activist Aya de León talks about rewriting the climate narrative through pop fiction.
How A Survivor Contestant Learned to Keep Her Head Above WaterBy Karla Cruz Godoy ’16 as told to Josh Sens, M.J. ’95
I found myself in the Pacific Ocean, trapped beneath a metal grate with the tide rising around me, fighting the urge to panic.